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Urgent Need - IHN Hosting Weeks

Posted by Laura Mueller on

In just a few days we will begin hosting families experiencing homelessness that are a part of the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) through Family Promise in our very own building. We are still in need of people to help this week become a success. Here are some of the ways you can...

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Tags: family promise, ihn, serve, volunteer

Throw It Out

Posted by Tim McConnell on

I like spring cleaning. I like throwing stuff out or, better, giving it away. Sometimes I tell the staff here it’s time to find five things to toss out. There’s never any shortage of church detritus lying around! Throw it out. My church in Georgia had a slight sewage challenge. The...

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Tags: e-blast, me to we, worship

How Effective is the Global Leadership Summit at Growing Leaders?

Posted by Todd Naevestad on

Wondering whether the Global Leadership Summit can be useful to you as a leader? Here's what past attendees have reported: 79% felt that improved teamwork had increased their job satisfaction and productivity. 68% said their organization was more effective because of the clear vision they...

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Tags: gls

What's Happening - Week of July 15

Posted by Todd Naevestad on

Here's what's coming up next week at First Pres: View the full calendar Sunday, July 15 Join us as we continue our sermon series, Me to We: A Study in Ephesians. Pastor Tim McConnell will be preaching from Ephesians 4:1-16. Adult Sunday Communities meet at 8:30, 10:00 and 11:00. Children's...

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Tags: happenings

74 Years of VBS: Rufina Holstegge's Story

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

We're getting ready for worship on Sunday! View worship bulletins >> On Sunday we'll celebrating this week's Vacation Bible School and hear from our VBS kids, so today we share a story that appeared in our May 2018 magazine. Rufina Holstegge had a 74-year run as a VBS volunteer across the...

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Tags: vbs, bulletin, me to we, worship

Urgent Need - Help Love Refugee Kids

Posted by Laura Mueller on

If you come to First Pres Monday through Thursday mornings, you can see and hear refugees in our building taking steps towards integrating into their new home by learning English. Their children ages 0-5 are cared for in our nursery. During the summer, school-aged kids need a place to be loved...

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Nothing is Impossible

Posted by Tom Pipkin on

Miracles of Jesus: Nothing is Impossible! That’s the theme for our Vacation Bible School this week at First Pres. Over 230 kids from our church families and the Colorado Springs community are experiencing a week of fun and adventure as we are looking at how nothing is impossible with...

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Tags: e-blast, me to we, worship

The Global Leadership Summit Speakers

Posted by Todd Naevestad on

The Global Leadership Summit on August 9-10 will be an amazing opportunity to hear from well-known leaders and experts from many industries. With some thirteen different leaders from a variety of fields, all with years of experience, there is a lot to learn at this Summit. Take some time today...

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Tags: gls

What's Happening - Week of July 8

Posted by Todd Naevestad on

Here's what's coming up next week at First Pres: View the full calendar Sunday, July 8 Join us as we continue our sermon series, Me to We: A Study in Ephesians. Pastor Jennifer Holz will be preaching from Ephesians 3:14-21. Adult Sunday Communities meet at 8:30, 10:00 and 11:00. Children's...

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Tags: happenings

What Really Is Faith?

Posted by Todd Naevestad on

We're getting ready for worship on Sunday! View worship bulletins >> This week, Pastor Jennifer Holz will be talking about the power of prayer and our need to pray for faith. We hear it all the time, live by faith, walk by faith, pray in faith. But when we think to ask for faith, I think...

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Tags: bulletin, me to we, worship

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